Assessment Standards South Africa is a non-profit organisation with a board of Directors comprising relevant stakeholders from the:

  • Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA)
    Society of Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA)
    Association of Test Publishers


Assessment Standards South Africa aims to:

  • provide minimum standards in South Africa for all activities in relation tests and testing.
  • manage and disseminate of information on standards relating to tests and testing. This includes information on qualifications in test use, tests reviews, test registration and the publishing and dissemination of advisory statements, in addition to guidelines and other literature on standards for the construction, use and availability of tests.

The activities of Assessment Standards South Africa presented here should be considered as applying to all such procedures, whether or not they are labelled as ‘psychological tests’ or other similar assessments and whether or not they are adequately supported by accessible technical evidence